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Nelson vs Carrasco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Carrasco, Uruguay is approximately 10,172 km or 6,321 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Carrasco bearing 214.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 321.6° or NW .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Carrasco has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Nelson is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Carrasco is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 104.5 mm (4.1 in) less which is equivalent to 104.5 l/m (2.56 US gal/ft) or 1,045,000 l/ha (111,717 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.5° lower in Nelson than in Carrasco.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nelson relative to Carrasco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Carrasco vs Nelson.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -36 (-1) -24 (-1) +6 (+0) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) -14 (-1) -18 (-1) -10 (0) -5 (0) -105 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 37' -0h 34' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -6.3 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.3 -6.5 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7 -6.6 -6.5 -6.5   -6.5

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